Consider the following statements about Sher Shah's administration:
- He divided his empire into Sarkars, which were further subdivided into Parganas.
- The Sarkars and the Parganas were directly administered by Sher Shah without the help of any other officials.
Which of the above statements is / are correct?
- Only 1
- Only 2
- Both 1 and 2
- Neither 1 nor 2
Sher Shah divided his empire into 47 sarkars. Each Sarkar was divided into smaller units called Parganas. A civilian was to be the head of the entire province and was given a small army. Two - important officials of Sarkar were Munsif-i-Munsifan and Shigdar -i Shigdaran.
Important officials of Parganas were Shigdar, Amin, treasure, Munisff etc.
The correct option is A.